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Zen Restaurant

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#499 of 2,474 Restaurants in Boston
RATINGS
Food
Service
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Menu

APPETIZERS (COLD)‏
9.95
Maguro Yamakake
Diced raw tuna with japanese yam with tobiko and soy sauce.
6.95
Kani-Ebi-Su
Chilled shrimps and crab meat in light vinegar sauce.
6.95
Tako-Su
Chilled octopus‏ in light vinegar sauce.
10.95
Gyu Tataki
Lightly seared sirloin steak with ponzu sauce.
11.95
Tuna Tataki
Lightly seared tuna steak with ponzu sauce.
11.95
Spicy Tuna Tartar
Diced raw tuna topped with tobiko.
12.95
Sashimi Sampler
Chef’s choice raw fish of the day.
6.95
Baby Octopus
Marinated chilled baby octopus.
9.95
Nuta – Unagi, Tako, Ika, Maguro or Sake
Japanese mayo, sweet miso, with touch of lemon and wasabi sauce, topped with tobiko.
4.95
Hiya Yakko
Japanese style cold tofu.
APPETIZERS (HOT)
4.95
Edamame
6.95
Chicken Wings
6.50
Gyoza Steamed or Pan Fried
Japanese dumplings with choice of pork, or vegetables.
5.50
Shumai Steamed or Fried
10.95
Shrimp Tempura
10.95
Soft-Shell Crab Tempura
8.95
Vegetable Tempura
12.95
Grilled Hamachi Kama
Grilled yellowtail neck.
11.95
Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura
6.95
Tatsuta Age
Japanese fried chicken in a light batter with green tea salt.
SALADS‏
5.95
Seaweed Salad
5.95
Mixed Green Salad
5.95
Zen's Salad
6.95
Ika Salad
Cold japanese marinated squid.
6.95
Spicy Avocado Salad
Avocado, cucumber, crab meat, spicy mayo with tobiko
SOUPS
3.50
Miso Soup
5.25
Spicy Seafood Soup
4.75
Tofu Soup
ZEN’S SIGNATURE DISHES FROM THE SUSHI BAR‏
10.95
Baby Hamachi Usuzukuri
Thinly sliced yellowtail with sauce, topped with pepper.
8.95
Kinutamaki
Choice of tuna, salmon and yellowtail rolled in marinated japanese radish.
8.95
Kappa Sashimi Maki
Tuna, salmon and yellowtail rolled in thinly sliced cucumber.
8.95
Una – Su
Broiled eel, tobiko and avocado rolled in sliced cucumber.
10.95
Hirame Sashimi Special
Thinly sliced fresh fluke with Zen special sauce.
8.95
Ankimo
Specially prepared monk fish liver pate with sauce.
12.95
Special Tuna Salad
Green salad with tuna and chef’s special sauce.
8.25
Kappa – Kani Maki
Crab meat, avocado, roe, roll in sliced cucumber with vinegar sauce.
ENTREES
Includes soup, salad and rice or brown rice
21.95
Rice
Brown rice
Japanese Plum Duck
Served with chef’s special sauce made from fresh plums.
23.95
Rice
Brown rice
Miso Sea Bass
Fresh filet of chilean sea bass marinated with miso paste and pan seared to perfection served on a bed of greens.
20.95
Rice
Brown rice
Salmon Teriyaki Grilled Salmon
22.95
Rice
Brown rice
Tuna Teriyaki Grilled Tuna Steak
21.95
Rice
Brown rice
Beef Sirloin Teriyaki Grilled Sirloin Steak
17.95
Rice
Brown rice
Chicken Teriyaki Grilled Chicken
17.95
Rice
Brown rice
Chicken Katsu
Breaded with japanese bread crumb batter and served with katsu sauce.
17.95
Rice
Brown rice
Tonkatsu (Pork)
Breaded with japanese bread crumb batter and served with katsu sauce.
19.95
Rice
Brown rice
Chirashi
Assorted fresh fish over a bed of seasoned sushi rice.
ZEN’S SPECIAL DONBURI‏
11.95
Yakigyu Don
Stir fried beef with onion
10.95
Yakitori Don
Broiled tender chicken marinated in Yakitori sauce
11.95
Karaage Don
Japanese style fried chicken in sesame honey sauce
10.95
Ton Ton Don
Broiled pork‏ tenderloin in our house special sauce
15.95
Chilean Sea Bass Don
Pan seared chilean sea bass in light soy and miso
13.95
Yaki Salmon Don
Broiled salmon filet served with salmon roe
13.95
Negihama Don
Fresh yellowtail minced with scallion and quail egg
14.95
Zen Tekkaa Don
Fresh yellow fin tuna lightly seared and then sliced thin
NOODLES AND RICE
11.95
Chicken
Beef
Vegetables
Yaki Udon
Stir fried japanese thick wheat flour noodles.
10.95
Chicken
Beef
Vegetables
Yaki Soba
Stir fried japanese buckwheat noodles.
10.95
Chicken
Beef
Vegetables
Yaki Ramen
Stir fried japanese yellow noodles.
15.75
Spicy Seafood Udon in Soup
Thick noodle soup with shrimp tempura, squid, scallops and vegetables.
14.95
Vegetable Udon in Soup
Thick noodle soup with vegetables in vegetable broth.
11.95
Cold Soba Noodles
Chilled japanese‏ buckwheat noodle with chef’s special sauce.
15.50
Soba with Seafood
Buckwheat noodle soup with shrimp tempura, squid, scallops and vegetables.
14.95
Soft Shell Crab Fried Rice
13.95
Zen Fried Rice
With scallops, calamari and shrimps.
13.95
Unagi Fried Rice
SUSHI A LA CARTE‏
Nigiri = 2 pieces, Sashimi = 3 pieces
All Sashimi add 2.00 (except tuna, toro, b. hamachi, hamachi add 3.00)
4.75
Ebi (Shrimp)
5.95
Maguro (Tuna)
Market
Blue Fin Maguro (Tuna)
Market
Blue Fin Toro (Fatty Tuna)
5.25
Sake (Salmon)
4.95
Saba (Mackerel)
4.95
Suzuki (Sea Bass)
5.75
Hamachi (Yellowtail)
MAKIMONO (ROLLED SUSHI)
5.50
Alaskan Maki
Salmon, avocado, cucumber and scallions.
3.95
Avocado Maki
Avocado and sesame seed
5.50
Boston Maki
Salmon, avocado, cucumber
5.50
California Maki
Imitation crabmeat, avocado and cucumber.
5.95
California Maki with Roe
4.50
Vegetable Tempura Maki
Sweet potato with sweet soy sauce.
3.95
Kappa Maki
Cucumber roll
4.25
Kampyo Maki
Marinated gourd roll
4.25
Oshinko Maki
Pickled daikon radish roll
4.95
Cucumber Avocado Maki
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Colleagues and I visited for dinner after a conference at a nearby hotel. Staff was friendly greeting us, and seated us right away upstairs. The menu is quite extensive, including rolls, sushi, sashimi, noodles, soup, etc. All the sushi was super fresh and well prepared,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RHealy09
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This was a great find - very close to our hotel. If you can, grab a table downstairs where you can watch the chefs working. The menu is a bit overwhelming but it is a sushi bar! We ordered the boat which was beautifully presented...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JupitusWilson
Reviewed April 13, 2018

We popped in here for a late lunch after several failed attempts to eat in other places. The food was fantastic! Everything was very fresh and the service was efficient and attentive. We enjoyed ramen, poke, and teriyaki. The cost for a meal for 4...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank chooochoootrane
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I always make sure to visit Zen when I am visiting my partner in Boston. Restaurant is always nice, not too busy and not too quiet. Service is great from staff, always ensure you have everything you need but do not peer over you constantly....More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SophieC3986
Reviewed March 6, 2018

I was visiting on a business trip and thought I'd give some sushi a try in Boston. Upon reading quite a few reviews and doing some last minute research, I decided on trying Zen since I was staying nearby and it was convenient to do...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MissMa413
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

Haven’t been here in a while, just stopped by spontaneously for dinner. If you’re looking for good sushi and moderate price, this is a good option. It’s up the street from the State House, tucked away from the tourist traffic. There’s a nice variety of...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 798tammyc
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Our go-to for eat in or take our sushi near Beacon Hill. Casual / Nothing fancy atmosphere, but delicious food. Never disappointed

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank SBeirBoston
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner and loved their sashimi and sushi boat. It was priced incredibly and the amount of sushi we received made us full to the brim. The boat also came with miso soup and house salads for two. You can’t beat the price...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Angel_Travel_Bug
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited as a quick stop and were really pleased of quality of food … we also ordered steaks and it was very tender … we were seated at second floor very basic but affordable …

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank 330luise
Reviewed November 19, 2016

We had eaten at Zen before and couldn't wait to get back on a recent trip. Same old high quality sushi restaurant that we had remembered in a nice atmosphere. We weren't quite as impressed this time but we sat downstairs where it is quieter....More

Date of visit: November 2016
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